Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in Derbyshire Dales

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers in Derbyshire with Freedom Leisure.

Academy now closed

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If you want to become a swimming teacher and enjoy an active and rewarding role then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

The academy allows aspiring swimming teachers to receive all their training for only £85, compared to the usual cost of over £1000. It includes a mentor to support your development and you will be matched with an employer.

What’s included?


Teaching Swimming is an active and rewarding role. Work hours are generally part-time including weekday evenings and weekend mornings.

For these roles, there may be the opportunity to work at the following leisure centres:

Once qualified successful trainees will be employed by Freedom Leisure. Vacancies available for Level 1 Swim Assistants and Level 2 Swimming Teachers.

Application Itinerary

Applications for this academy have now closed. Please complete an expression of interest form if you would like to be notified of future academies in your area.

Shortlisted applicants will be given the opportunity to find out more about the job at an informal virtual meet and greet session and interview. You don’t need any prior qualifications to apply as you will be supported through your training, although we are accepting applications from those who are halfway through their swimming teacher training or already have their level 1 or 2 qualifications.

If you have any questions before applying you can contact us at